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NIE Teacher of the Year award

This award recognizes teachers, literacy coaches and media specialists who advocate for literacy and civic learning through the use of the Tampa Bay Times and NIE resources.

The 2022 contest will open for entries Nov. 1, 2021 – Feb. 15, 2022.

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